Brandeis International Business School

Students clapping at the 2018 commencement ceremony

2019 Brandeis IBS Commencement

Commencement Day Ceremonies

Brandeis IBS Diploma Ceremony

Sunday, May 19; 8:00 a.m.*
Levin Ballroom, Usdan Student Center
No tickets required

*Please arrive no later than 7:30 a.m.

Brandeis University Commencement

Sunday, May 19, 10:30 a.m.
Gosman Athletic Center
Tickets required

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Activities for Graduating Students

Photographer prepares equipment before taking a class photo.

Graduation Class Photo and Lunch

Friday, May 3
10:45 a.m.
Brandeis IBS Sachar Lobby
Student poses with award and Professor Aldo Musacchio

Dean's Cocktail Reception

Friday, May 17
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
World Court
RSVP Required
Two students taking a selfie at the Top of the Hub in Boston.

Celebrating Our Graduates: A Toast to the Future

Saturday, May 18
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The SkyWalk Observatory, Prudential Center
RSVP Required

Visitor Information

There are several hotels in Waltham that are within easy driving distance of Brandeis University. You may view a recommended list here.
Special Needs
If any of your guests have special needs (e.g. hearing impaired, physically handicapped) please contact Viola Morse at with details so that arrangements can be made to accommodate these needs.

For pre-commencement activities taking place at Brandeis University, guests are welcome to park in the Theater Lot (T-Lot), located next to the Lemberg and Sachar buildings at Brandeis IBS. On Sunday, May 19, guests may park at any University parking lot. Shuttle bus transportation will be available on campus and from the Charles River Road parking lot. We advise Brandeis IBS guests to park in the Theater Lot (T-Lot) and take the shuttle from the rear of the lot. On Commencement Day, all Gosman Center parking lots will be closed for guest use.

Shuttle Bus Stops

In addition to the shuttle at the rear of Theater Lot, the following shuttle bus stops will be provided on Commencement day to bring guests from Brandeis parking lots to various ceremonies across campus. 

Usdan Bus Stop
Peripheral Road at the Heller School
Massell Quad/Shapiro A&B Entrance (by H-Lot)
Peripheral Road by Spingold Speed Bumps
Peripheral Road Stop Sign before Main Gate at Escort Van Lot (in front of Admissions)
Rear of Theater Lot/Spingold Rear Door
Base of Sachar Roadway

Shuttles will run continuously from 7 am to 6 pm.


For more information, contact:
Gretchen Hyslip

Live Video Stream

Watch the live video stream from the 2019 Brandeis IBS diploma ceremony.